This Oakland nonprofit industrial arts education center is celebrating its 15th anniversary. It serves approximately 5,000 students per year and offers classes in 16 unique fields.
As costs of living continue to climb in San Francisco, many artists are finding the city to be an increasingly difficult place for them to live, work and create. Queer artist collective Feyboy recently moved to Oakland.
In a year SXSW was criticized for its heavy corporate sponsorship, Oakland-based Pandora’s appearance in Austin was a way for the company to reach out to its growing user base.
The Oakland-based Internet radio company reported its most profitable quarter since its 2011 public offering.
Despite a reported drop in gang-related violent crimes, San Jose is hosting town hall meetings to listen to community concerns about gang members selling drugs outside schools and wall graffiti marking turf.
More than 34,000 Bhutanese refugees have left Nepalese refugee camps and resettled in the United States. Oakland is home to one of the largest refugee populations. Two recent immigrants, a grandmother and a young man, share their journeys.
In the United States, 34 million tons of food goes to waste each year. In 2009, only 1 million tons of that was recycled. But many Bay Area restaurants have found ways to waste not.
The highly anticipated Railroad Revival Tour, which features folk rock bands Mumford and Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show, made its first stop Thursday night at Oakland’s Middle Shoreline Harbor Park.
On Election Day, voters approved a number of local marijuana taxes, which may bring simmering tensions between California and federal drug laws to a boil.